Things to do today: Friday, Feb. 8
MOUNTAIN GOLD BAND with DARIN COOPER: 7 to 10 p.m. Adults $5. Students free. Elk River Community Center, 1047 Main St., Elkview. call 304-965-3722.
"BEN-HUR": 7 p.m. Adults $10, students $5, children 5 and under free. Showing of the 1925 silent film accompanied by guest organist Scott Foppiano. A reception follows. Forrest Burdette United Methodist Church, 2848 Putnam Ave., Hurricane. Call 304-562-5903.
THE WEGMAN BROTHERS: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.
WEST VIRGINIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: 8 p.m. Tickets start at $12 adults and $6 children. "And the Winner Is...Music of the Movies" pops concerts features selections voted on by fans before the concert and then presented like a movie awards show. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org.
MO ALEXANDER AND LUKE SWANSON: 8 and 10:15 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit www.comedyzonecharleston.com.
"THE GREEK MYTHOLOGY OLYMPIAGANZA": 7:30 p.m. Adults $6. Students $4.A farce between two battling narrators attempting to cover the entirety of Greek mythology. Presented by the Charleston Catholic High School Drama Troupe. Charleston Catholic High School Commons, 1033 Virginia St. E. Call 304-342-8415.
EXTREME COUNTRY DANCE CLUB: 8 to 10 p.m. (Lessons at 6:30 p.m.) Admission $5. Elk Elementary Center, Mink Shoals exit of Interstate 79. Call 304-949-3973 or 304-549-0910.
GOOD TIME COUNTRY DANCERS: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Cost $5. Line dance and patterned couples dance. Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department, 6313 MacCorkle Ave. Call 304-545-6377 or 304-550-7144.
RON SOWELL OPEN MIC: 7:30 p.m. (sign up 7 p.m.) Adults $5, Children, seniors and performers $2. Unity of Kanawha Valley, 804 Myrtle Road. Call 304-345-0021.